IN MATH: 1. unit of measure; 1/16 of a pound avoirdupois; 1/12 of a pound troy (symbol oz.). EX. I'll take 8 oz. of cheese.
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IN ENGLISH: 1. as defined above: almost always the sixteenth of a pound.<.P>
APPLICATION: (see list 100)
Symbol for ounce.
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